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The Quintessence of American Popular Music

Boogaloo( )
Author: Kempton, Arthur
Publication Date:Jul 2005
Publisher:University of Michigan Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.95
Book Description:

The much-anticipated paperback edition of Arthur Kempton's story on the art, influence, and commerce of Black American popular music Praise for Boogaloo: "From Thomas A. Dorsey and gospel to Sam Cooke and the classic age of boogaloo ('soul') to George Clinton and hip hop, this comprehensive analysis of African-American popular music is a deep and gorgeous meditation on its aesthetics and business." ---Henry Louis Gates, Jr., W.E.B. Du Bois Professor...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Music / Ethnic
Music / Genres & Styles / Pop Vocal
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9.25 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:1.46 Pounds
Author Biography
Kempton, Arthur (Author)
Arthur Kempton was born in Princeton, New Jersey & received a B.A. from Harvard. A frequent contributor to "The New York Review of Books", he lives in Brooklyn, New York.


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